**Brian Borchers**,*Improved branch and bound algorithms for integer programming*, Mathematical Sciences, 1992. First and current employer: Mathematics Department, New Mexico Tech.**Zhaoyang Cheng**,*A least squares approach to interior point methods with an application to geometric programming*, Mathematical Sciences, 1993. First employer: a financial company on Wall Street. Current employer: General Digital.**Srini Ramaswamy**,*Cutting plane algorithms for linear and convex programming*, DSES, 1995. First employer: United Airlines. Current employer: J.P. Morgan.**Bob Rush**,*Decision-constrained stochastic programming for asset-liability management*, DSES, 1998. First employer: Lattice Financial. Current employer: Declaration Management and Research LLC.**Steve Braun**,*Solving a quadratic programming problem subject to orthogonality constraints*(thesis available), Mathematical Sciences, December 2001. First employer: Warren and Selbert. Current employer: Thomas Jefferson School.**Kartik Krishnan**,*Linear Programming Approaches to Semidefinite Programming Problems*(thesis available), Mathematical Sciences, July 2002. First employer: Rice University. Current employer: North Carolina State University.**Luc Basescu**,*An analytic center cutting plane method in conic programming*, Mathematical Sciences, August 2003. First employer: St Joseph College. Current employer: Campbell and Company.-
**Xiaoyun Ji**,*Graph Partition Problems with Minimum Size Constraints*(thesis available), Mathematical Sciences, December 2004. First employer: RPI. Current employer: Philips Lumiled. -
**Kris Farwell**,*Gomory cutting plane algorithm using exact arithmetic*(thesis available), Mathematical Sciences, May 2006. First and current employer: Siena College. -
**Jinye Zhao**,*Recent Applications of Nash Equilibria,*coadvised with Jong-Shi Pang, Mathematical Sciences, December 2007. First and current employer: ISO New England. -
**Chaoxiong Wang**,*Power control for multiuser communication systems and computation of generalized Nash equilibria,*coadvised with Jong-Shi Pang, Mathematical Sciences, May 2008. Current employer: PIMCO. -
**Jing Hu**,*On linear programs with linear complementarity constraints*(pdf), coadvised with Jong-Shi Pang, Mathematical Sciences, August 2009. First employer: AutoZone. Current employer: Market Analytics. -
**Daryn Ramsden**,*Optimization approaches to sensor placement problems*(pdf), Mathematical Sciences, December 2009. Current employer: Royal Bank of Scotland. -
**Bin Yu**,*A Branch and Cut Approach to Linear Programs with Linear Complementarity Constraints,*Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems, August 2011. Current employer: BNSF. -
**Erik Hammel**,*Using reinforcement learning to improve network durability,*Mathematical Sciences, May 2013. Current employer: RankMiner, Inc. -
**Lijie Bai**,*On convex quadratic programs with complementarity constraints ,*Mathematical Sciences, August 2013. Current employer: Mathworks, Inc. -
**Tim Lee**,*Approximations and improvements to semidefinite relaxations of optimization problems ,*Mathematical Sciences, August 2013. Current employer: RPI.